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I really hate to do this but we're in a bind. Because it takes an extra month for SSI to switch FloridaSNDad from Disability to a claim under his father's Social Security, we're about to lose our ...
by FloridaSNMOM
Comment Count 86 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 02:53 PM PDT with 91 Recommends
Chevy Volt charging in front of Old Mazda 323 electric conversion For those of you who are not familiar with a punch list it is a term that normally comes from the construction industry where the ...
by joelado
Comment Count 107 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 01:00 AM PST with 83 Recommends
Yes. I have a temp job at our local Elections Office and have been sitting on my "Vote by Mail" ballot for awhile. It was a little slow today, so thought I would fill out my ballot. For President, I ...
by jillian
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2008 at 07:02 PM PST with 46 Recommends
The makers of the batteries for today's modern EVs have much to be proud of. A little over a decade ago, the best EVs on the market ran on lead-acid batteries (a technology so primitive that Thomas ...
by Rei
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon May 19, 2008 at 04:22 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Yes. I'm sick as a dog. Even though I have health insurance, which is deducted from my Temp Job (at the Elections office) Pay, I can't afford to go see a doctor because that would mean missing ...
by jillian
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Jan 18, 2008 at 07:02 PM PST with 39 Recommends
Hi, my name is Joseph Lado and I drive an electric car that has solar panels on the front hood and ...
by joelado
Comment Count 61 comments on Sat Nov 28, 2009 at 01:25 PM PST with 37 Recommends
For me, when I hear the word "bipartisan", my first reaction is to brace myself to confront a piece of corporate mischief making being peddled under the excuse that there is some other piece of ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jun 01, 2014 at 07:40 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
In which I compare my new 2012 Nissan Leaf with my previous car, a 1988 Toyota Corolla. I feel like I've finally joined the 21st Century. And with my solar panels coming in January, then I'll feel ...
by retro postmodernist
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 07:42 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Since the late 1800s, the primary impediment to the adoption of electric vehicles has been battery technology. And while the technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the last decade or two (...
by Rei
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2009 at 08:16 AM PST with 33 Recommends
A month and a half ago, I posted an alert in Going EV #3: Tax credit for your EV... so long as it still burns gasoline (action item!) .
by Rei
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed May 28, 2008 at 11:26 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Everything you ever wanted to know about Aptera (almost!) As we speak, the TED ( Technology, Entertainment, Design ) conference is well underway, and one of their ...
by Rei
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2009 at 12:02 PM PST with 29 Recommends
So far in this series, we've talked about how I came to EVs , Saudi Arabia's investment ...
by Rei
Comment Count 105 comments on Thu May 29, 2008 at 05:35 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
I like my job. The university where I work on developing software used for brain research isn't exactly a sweatshop. While pay isn't that great, they match two dollars for retirement for every one ...
by Rei
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Jul 26, 2009 at 12:20 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Dr. James E. Hansen, of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, made a call to arms on Global Warming two decades ago. Yesterday he made, what he calls, a final call to arms against the most ...
by The Character Assassin
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2008 at 09:48 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
by joelado
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Mar 14, 2006 at 09:17 PM PST with 24 Recommends
On April 3, 2009 at 1:31 PM, the Spirit of DC, a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) became the first vehicle of its kind to have visited all 48 states of the contiguous United States of America. &
by joelado
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2009 at 02:28 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Think about this, what if this Oil spill, as tragic as it is, provides us with the wake up call about how we power our world? My first thought when the spill happened was, what if we had not gotten ...
by wade norris
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu May 06, 2010 at 06:01 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
There's a new breed of 'bicycle' sweeping the world, and the West is ill prepared, legally, for their invasion.
by My EV World
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 06:34 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
One of the most common criticism of electric vehicles, even among their proponents, is "there's so little out there!". And for the most part, this criticism is valid. While there are dozens of ...
by Rei
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2008 at 01:50 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Action Gram Now is our chance to save electric cars ...
by Chelsea Sexton
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Mar 16, 2008 at 01:02 PM PDT with 18 Recommends